Microsoft Releases February 2018 Security Updates

Original release date: February 13, 2018

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft's February 2018 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.


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Adobe Releases Security Updates

Original release date: February 13, 2018

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Experience Manager, Acrobat, and Reader. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.                  

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-02 and APSB18-04 and apply the necessary updates.


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North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity

Original release date: February 13, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have identified Trojan malware variants—referred to as HARDRAIN and BADCALL—used by the North Korean government. The U.S. Government refers to malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government as HIDDEN COBRA.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the HIDDEN COBRA - North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity page, which contains links to Malware Analysis Reports MAR-10135536-F and MAR-10135536-G, for more information.


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